Coffin of the Unknown Warrior borne in a wagon with a guard of Allied soldiers, 10 November 1920
Photograph, World War One, Peace (1914-1918), 1920.
British and French soldiers and sailors escort the wagon carrying the coffin of the Unknown Warrior on the dockside at Boulogne. The coffin had been guarded by British and French servicemen overnight in the port. After speeches by Marshal Foch and Lieutenant-General Sir George Macdonogh, the coffin was carried on to the destroyer HMS 'Verdun', which then sailed under escort to Dover.
One of six photographs relating to the return the Unknown Warrior from France to England, 1920.
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study Collection